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urday, the 16th, the Federal having been mending Big Black bridge, by way of Edward's Depot, Gen. Pemberton advanced a heavy force over on this side of the river, about six miles, and engaged the enemere a very heavy battle was fought, very few particulars of which are known. It is known that Pemberton had the advantage of the ground — that he was successful until Grant reached the field with reinforcements from Jackson. Pemberton did not fight half his forces. General Lloyd Tilghman's division was known to have been engaged. He was killed. Trighman commanded at Fort Henry, and had the is artillery, which he was compelled to abandon, but lost few men. Our loss, as estimated by Gen. Pemberton, is said to be 3,000, and the enemy's three times that number. Knowing the ground, the disproportion of the loss of the two armies is quite a reasonable estimate, if we lost 3,000 men. Pemberton whipped the forces he was fighting and when Grant came up he retired behind his entrenchments,